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Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola slaps Thiago Alcantara (Video)

Jul 28, 2013, 12:20 PM EDT


It appears that emotions got the better of Pep Guardiola during his first competitive match as manager of Bayern Munich as the two time Champions League winner slapped Thiago Alcantara during a talk with his players.

The slap came after the Bavarian giants conceded twice in two minutes during yesterday’s German Super Cup, which Munich lost 4-2 to rivals Borussia Dortmund.

If this kind of moment happened in professional sports in the United States, Guardiola would be looking at anything from a fine to a suspension to a lawsuit.

What kind of sanctions he’ll receive in Germany, if any, remains to be seen.

  1. mafemani - Jul 28, 2013 at 1:52 PM

    That was only a pat, nothing serious. They know each other.

  2. reformed2012 - Jul 28, 2013 at 7:31 PM

    Thiago joined the wrong team, but he joined the wrong team because David Moyes is an indecisive imbecile. I can foresee Manchester United playing in the Championship in 5 years.

    • gillanzipine - Jul 28, 2013 at 9:50 PM

      Season hasn’t even started yet, why don’t you give the man a chance. Ferguson picked Moyes and Ferguson just might know a little bit more than you when it comes to choosing good managers.

      as for your prediction, utter rubbish.

  3. jmfinsd - Jul 28, 2013 at 8:24 PM

    Are you f’in kidding??!! Report some real news!!

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